Iron & Air / Volume 024
You are what you surround yourself with.
Laborers and thinkers. Pioneers and adventurers. Risk takers and baby makers. Issue 024 contains some of our most unique and daring storytelling yet.
Take a Monkey bike through the sands of Morocco, get inside the headspace of a Pike's Peak record holder, get frisky with a topless runabout, and uncover never-before-seen photos of "the fastest production motorcycle on the planet." And that's only half it.
Stay with it to follow the hardest journey home alongside a photographer, learn how motorcycles saved a veterans life, meet the man being replaced by technology, hang with a hobo, and hillclimb a modern Harley.
008 | SEEING TRIPLE
Kawasaki builds the fastest production bike in the world.
016 | STATE OF MIND
Inside the mental process of a Pike’s Peak record holder.
024 | LAST OF A KIND
The X-ray vision of artist and engineer David Kimble.
038 | BLAZING TRAILS
Gettin’ frisky with Chevy’s original topless runabout.
046 | TOO FAR GONE
Todd Blubaugh takes the long way home.
058 | HOTEL TACOMA
Glamping in the Hualapai Mountains of Arizona.
060 | RISKY BUSINESS
The Adventurists take us on a fantastic voyage.
074 | THE SCRAPPIER
A squeaky-clean supermoto rolls out of Woolie’s workshop.
088 | ENGINETHUSIAST
Finding purpose in the simplicity of the machine.
098 | ENGINEERED TO CLIMB
Harley’s Street 750 rises up from Down Under.
006 | FOREWORD
034 | LEGENDARY ROADS
Tianmen Mountain Road
036 | THE STABLE
What We’re Riding.
080 | INVENTORY
Gear, goods, and more.
086 | EAT / DRINK / SLEEP
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
096 | ARTIFACTS
The “Hobo Knife”
104 | DESTINATION
British Columbia, Canada
110 | CLOSING